This is very common and used a lot.
to figure out
- to study something and understand it
- I just updated to Windows 10 and I am still trying to figure it out.
- Did you figure out how you sell your car by next weekend?
- Can you figure out where she is from in the States by her accent?
- What are you doing?
I'm trying to figure out how to assemble this model airplane.
Well, when you figure it out, you can help me with my model ship.